The curriculum is designed to provide students with knowledge in health care delivery science and fundamental skills to contribute to the development of high-quality, patient-centered, safe and accessible healthcare. Students will be trained with the competencies required to participate in health care quality improvement and will be exposed to a variety of disciplines and tools.

Curriculum and Course Sequence

Semester-1 (6 credits)

  • MHDS 500  Strategic Communication
  • MHDS 501  Management of Organizational Change

Semester-2 (6 credits)

  • MHDS 502  Healthcare Delivery Systems
  • MHDS 503  Effective Information Technology for Healthcare Organizations

Semester-3 (6 credits)

  • MHDS 602  Population Health and Preventive Care
  • MHDS 505  Leadership & Professionalism

Semester-4 (6 credits)

  • MHDS 600  Essentials of Financial Management
  • MHDS 504  Introduction to Healthcare Analytics

Semester-5 (6 credits)

  • MHDS 601  Leveraging Data for Evidence-Based Decision Making
  • MHDS 603  Leading Innovation

Total: 30 credit hours